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Nov 16, 2012 6:00pm PST
technology has been severely criticized for being inaccurate. >>> thought to be more than 3 million years old have been found in santa cruz. it looks like a series of spinal rocks is thought to be a whale from the pleiocene era. the tidal pool at the end of the 36th avenue area will probably get lots of visitors next month when there's an extra low tide. it will leave the bones completely expoed. >>> just ahead, jeff joins us and tells us when there's going to be some breaks in the rain. stay with us. >>> if you fly anywhere in the united states your pilot will be using a new system that relies on satellite much like the gps in your car. >> it's a system that's been years in the making. it's meant to save you time and money and make you safer. as nbc's investigative unit has been discovered says the system could be hacked. >>> our investigative reporter steven stock joins us in the newsroom. hacking and flight safety, this is a dangerous mix here. >> absolutely, raj. the system is called nextgen. the next generation of air traffic control. critics tell us they've found some serious flaws in t
NBC
Nov 16, 2012 5:00am PST
flaws in the technology that if it is not fixed could create security and safety concerns at airports and in airspace around the country. the new system, called next gen, is scheduled to become fully operational by 2020. it is a complex system of air traffic control that will use satellite-based technology similar to the gps you use in your car. rather than the current ground-based radar tracking systems to more efficiently and safely control traffic in the air throughout the united states. next gen is already being used on a trial basis here in the bay area. earlier this year, faa acting administrator showed off the technology at oakland's air traffic control tower. >> what we want people to understand is next gen is right now. there are things that we are doing that are improving the use of the airspace that will result in a lot of benefit right away. >> reporter: while the benefits of these technological changes may come in time, several different sources worry about security flaws now. >> i'm not the only one out there that has access to this information. i'm far from the only one
NBC
Nov 19, 2012 4:30am PST
internet search partnership. any deal could push microsoft, which powers yahoo! search technology, out of the picture. reports that i yahoo!'s ceo, marissa mayer and facebook's ceo met recently to discuss closer ties through the companies. they both previously worked for google. that's something interesting to watch in the technology world. >> weste'll keep our eyes on it >>> the roads to tahoe are clear but there's plenty of snow up there. this weekend's storm dumped plenty of fresh powder on the sierra. keeping the roads to tahoe open every winter is a fairly tough job. national geographic documentary. hell on the highway focuses on the winter of 2010 to 2011 when more than 700 inches of snow fell. it looks at what they did to deep the interstate open and donner pass open. hell on the highway airs wednesday night at ten:00. it was crazy that year. no chains required, though. so clear path up there if you're headed that way. >> that's a good title. that will make me watch alone. >> you don't want to be in it, though. >> exactly. that's why i want to watch the documentary. >> good idea
NBC
Nov 14, 2012 5:30pm PST
. >> reporter: technology company 1 e spent the day surprising students who lost the most. this 12-year-old remembers when water rushed into his house and he climbed over a fence to safety. did you think you would get out okay? >> no, i thought i was going to die. >> reporter: what does it mean to you, santiago? >> it is very special to me. >> reporter: why? >> because i had nothing, and now i have a lot of friends and people that care about me. >> reporter: frightening experiences and incredible loss make these gifts even more meaningful. >> thank you. >> reporter: moments of joy, as people work together to lift kids' spirits. >> i think they're like angels. >> reporter: rehema ellis, new york. >> this terrible storm has brought out some great people and we will keep telling their stories. that is our broadcast on a wednesday night. thank you for joining us, i'm brian williams, and of course, we hope to see you right back here tomorrow evening. good night. >>> his daughter's killer facing more charges. >>> the exo dus continues, more veteran police officers are voluntarily turning in t
NBC
Nov 15, 2012 6:00am PST
, silicon valley technology taking as big a part in this war as military technology is. just a few minutes ago, the israeli defense force tweeted good morning to our friends in america. while you were sleeping, three israelis were killed when a rocket hit their house. you saw that video there. now, when hamas military leader was killed yesterday, video of that strike was posted to youtube. we're not going to show you the actual killing, but you can look it up. and the israeli president announced that killing in a posting on facebook. israeli defense forces then tweeted out this. it's kind of a poster that lists jabari's crimes and you see that stamp, eliminated, across it. an official tweet from an army we have never seen anything quite like this. the idf also tweeting this warning. we recommend that no hamas operatives, whether low level or senior leaders, show their faces above ground in the days ahead. the opposition taking to flickr this morning showing photographs from the ground. some are far too graphic to show you on television from inside hospitals on the gaza strip. al jazeera th
NBC
Nov 15, 2012 6:00pm PST
. there's been a sale approved to sea gate technology for $90 million. drastically below the $300 million it cost to build the pa silt. the plans to use the building for research and development. solyndra received a half billion dollar loan from the government to create that building. how could it have happened? that's what parents are asking tonight after a registered sex offender was allowed on campus in the midst of hundreds of students? turns out, there's a loophole which police powerless to close. marianne favro is live in san jose. it's not sitting well with parents. >> reporter: no it really is not, jessica. the registered sex offender was volunteering here at this parish last month during a church festival. parents tell me there were hundreds of kids at that festival. when deputies questioned him, he produced a letter from the church that gave him authorization to be here at the school. tonight, both sheriff's deputies and the diocese are investigating that letter. >> the controversy centers over whether this man is a registered sex offender convicted of child molestation should h
NBC
Nov 16, 2012 7:00am PST
a different approach, so if you look at our kindle fire hd, high definition display, packs a lot of technology into a very low price point, $199 because we don't make any profit when we sell the device. we sell the device near break even and we hope to make money over time as people use the device. they buy e-books and mp3s and buy gains. that's a different approach. it's working for us. kindle fire hd is our number one best-seller globally. >> let me put you on the spot a little bit. 1999 you were named "time" magazine's person of the year. i was on a panel other day when they are trying to figure out 2012's person of the year. who should it be? >> my goodness. way too hard of a question. >> give it a shot. >> matt lauer. >> it could be barack obama, i mean, a lot of candidates. who do you think it should be? >> you have put me on the spot. i don't know. >> no clue. >> well, think about it and get back to it. >> in an election year obama would be a pretty good choice. >> "fortune" magazine's business person of the year for 2012. that's a big deal, jeff. congratulations. >> thank you, matt. >>
NBC
Nov 18, 2012 8:00am PST
technology to protect our water. billions in the economy. at chevron, if we can't do it right, we won't do it at all. we've got to think long term. we've got to think long term. ♪ part of a whole new line of tablets from dell. it's changing the conversation. ♪ i am probably going to the gas station about once a month. last time i was at a gas station was about...i would say... two months ago. i very rarely put gas in my chevy volt. i go to the gas station such a small amount that i forget how to put gas in my car. [ male announcer ] and it's not just these owners giving the volt high praise. volt received the j.d. power and associates appeal award two years in a row. ♪ >>> coming up, the president publicly defended his u.n. ambassador susan rice this week against pointed criticism from republicans. >> if senator mccain and senator graham and others want to go after somebody, they should go after me. >> senator graham is here this morning to respond. coming up next. made a commitment to the gulf. bp has paid over twenty-three billion dollars to help those affected and to cover cleanup
NBC
Nov 15, 2012 5:00am PST
media and the internet as the coverage of this war continues. that's the technology side. let's move on to business. we turn to seema mody. she's at cnbc world headquarters this morning. good morning, seema. >> reporter: a very good morning to you. let's take a look at the markets. futures a touch higher after stocks sold off yesterday on continued concerns about whether congress will reach a budget deal to avoid the fiscal cliff at the end of the year. investor anxiety was also ratcheted up on the news of israeli air strikes on the gaza strip. we do get data out on unemployment and consumer prices and earnings from retail giants walmart and target, so those will likely be market movers. in terms of how we ended yesterday. the dow falling to a four-month low to close at 12,470 and the nasdaq losing 37 to close at 2846. back to you. >> all right, thank you. jon, seema mentioned the israeli unrest affecting the markets this morning. benjamin netanyahu about to have a press conference. we've been watching that on satellite as well. we'll continue to update you on all of this. >> okay, s
NBC
Nov 19, 2012 7:00am PST
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NBC
Nov 17, 2012 5:00am PST
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NBC
Nov 15, 2012 7:00am PST
want to pump up your regular routine, our technology expert is here to show us how the right gear can make all the difference. this is so exciting. >> this is an exciting segment. let's start it right out. >> all right. >> okay, if anybody has an xbox, there's an awesome new game created at nike camp called nike plus for connect and it has over is 100 different drills, it puts you right in the heart of the action, gives you your own personal trainer. as you can see, this one is called break down the walls. i have to squat. is >> does that guy do anything on the side? >> yeah, he trains me. i go through a 15 minute body assessment. it's going to see if i'm injured or not, put me through fitness tests. and you can have your own personal trainer. a great game to really get you moving. nike plus for kinect. awesome game. >> these headbands. >> i love a good set of headphones to keep you moving. earbuds fall out. these i've been testing out for a few months, these are called jay birds sport bands, and they stay on, but the best part about them, they're wireless. if you have your smartphone
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